- West Toowong Bowls Club - Bywong Street, Toowong, Brisbane
- 23rd February 2024 - 23rd February 2024
- 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Book Launch – Toowong: Twenty Memories of Yesteryear
All are welcome to the launch of Toowong & Districts historical Society's new book, Toowong: Twenty Memories of Yesteryear.
TDHS’s latest publication will be officially launched by Denver Beanland on Friday 23rd February 2024 at West Toowong Bowls Club, Bywong Street, West Toowong.
As TDHS was established in 2003, this book has been given its title to celebrate this significant anniversary.
This publication, includes many reminiscences about the local including family histories, and can be regarded as a nostalgic trip down ‘Memory Lane’.
The stories also include; an article on the origin of the suburb’s name of Toowong; a biography of Victoria Cross winner Major Heaphy (who is buried at Toowong Cemetery); growing up in the Toowong area and its neighbouring suburbs; memories of people who lived in the area; social activities and involvement in sport; going to school and church and participating in community groups. Memories include how kids roamed the neighbourhood, while many iconic local businesses are recalled.
Please arrive by 10.00am for a 10.15 start and morning tea will be served afterwards.
Books will be available for purchase after the formalities are concluded, and a book signing session will take place while morning tea is being served.
If you wish to attend the book launch and/or to order a copy, please message TDHS on Facebook or email at email@example.com.
Books on sale for $35.00 per copy.
We hope to see you there for trip down memory lane!